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Synonyms for salacious
səˈleɪ ʃəssala·cious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lubricious, lustful, prurient, salaciousadjective

    characterized by lust

    "eluding the lubricious embraces of her employer"; "her sensuous grace roused his lustful nature"; "prurient literature"; "prurient thoughts"; "a salacious rooster of a little man"

    Synonyms:
    prurient, libidinous, lusty, lustful, lascivious, obscene, lubricious, lewd, raunchy, concupiscent

    Antonyms:
    unobjectionable, unsexy, clean

  2. lewd, obscene, raunchy, salaciousadjective

    suggestive of or tending to moral looseness

    "lewd whisperings of a dirty old man"; "an indecent gesture"; "obscene telephone calls"; "salacious limericks"

    Synonyms:
    grimy, detestable, repugnant, grungy, dingy, lubricious, lascivious, libidinous, begrimed, lustful, grubby, raunchy, prurient, repulsive, obscene, abhorrent, lewd

    Antonyms:
    unsexy, clean, unobjectionable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. salaciousadjective

    Synonyms:
    lewd, lustful, carnal, lecherous, lascivious, wanton, libidinous, lickerish, concupiscent, lewd, loose, prurient, unchaste, incontinent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. salaciousadjective

    Synonyms:
    lascivious, lecherous, concupiscent, lustful

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "salacious":

    pornographic, porn, dirty

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How to use salacious in a sentence?

  1. Mark Warner:

    Companies like YouTube have immense power and influence in shaping the media and content that users see, i’ve been increasingly concerned that the recommendation engine algorithms behind platforms like YouTube are, at best, intrinsically flawed in optimizing for outrageous, salacious, and often fraudulent content.

  2. Stephanie Grisham:

    Once again part of the liberal media, this time Vanity Fair, has written a story riddled with unnamed sources and false assertions, as a magazine tailored to women it is shameful that they continue to write salacious and false stories meant to demean Mrs. President Trump, rather than focus on President Trump positive work as First Lady and as a supportive wife and mother.

  3. California Rep. Jackie Speier.FBI:

    I am anxious to rebut allegations that I had any improper or nefarious contact with any agent of the Russia state based on facts -- not misleading and salacious headlines, i am willing to appear voluntarily if the committee isn't looking for the headline of issuing a subpoena.

  4. Thor Halvorsson:

    It’s the sort of thing they specialize in—mainstreaming false smears, allegations that are so salacious and over the top that people assume they must be true, they did this with Browder, they did this with two other whistleblowers and they did this with me –they are outrageous accusations where innocence just isn’t enough.

  5. Roger Stone:

    I am anxious to rebut allegations that I had any improper or nefarious contact with any agent of the Russia state based on facts -- not misleading and salacious headlines, i am willing to appear voluntarily if the committee isn't looking for the headline of issuing a subpoena.

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